A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
WHAT DOES THAILAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Thailand (/ˈtaɪlænd/ TY-land or /ˈtaɪlənd/ TY-lənd; Thai: ประเทศไทย, RTGS: Prathet Thai), officially the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai: ราชอาณาจักรไทย, RTGS: Ratcha Anachak Thai; IPA: ( listen)), formerly known as Siam (Thai: สยาม; RTGS: Sayam), is a country at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. Thailand is a monarchy headed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX and governed by a military junta that took power in May 2014. The king is the ninth of the House of Chakri, and has reigned since 1946 as the world's longest-serving current head of state and the country's longest-reigning monarch.
The definition of Thailand in the dictionary is a kingdom in SE Asia, on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand: united as a kingdom in 1350 and became a major SE Asian power; consists chiefly of a central plain around the Chao Phraya river system, mountains rising over 2400 m in the northwest, and rainforest the length of the S peninsula. Parts of the SW coast suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Official language: Thai. Official religion: Buddhist. Currency: baht. Capital: Bangkok. Pop: 67 448 120. Area: 513 998 sq km Former name : Siam.
The translations of Thailand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Thailand» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Thailand».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THAILAND» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Thailand» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Thailand» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Thailand
10 QUOTES WITH «THAILAND»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word Thailand.
The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
Many other countries in this world are in a difficult situation, and all the Thai people are probably worried about the fate of Thailand: whether the country would survive or not.
It could be argued that, in Thailand, many foreigners have come and gone, and the number of people who are considered to be Thai have traveled abroad in a great number.
From Japan to Thailand, I keep discovering amazing talent, cuisine and food markets.
The notion that before you even set out to go to Thailand, you say, 'I'm not interested,' or you're unwilling to try things that people take so personally and are so proud of and so generous with, I don't understand that, and I think it's rude. You're at Grandma's house, you eat what Grandma serves you.
I discovered that Thailand was one of those countries, like Sri Lanka and India, where memory of past lives used to be commonplace. Go back a few generations, and you find people talking about earlier lives with total certainty.
Belize suits me because I'm active and I like diving. I learnt when I was 18, in Thailand, and I have dived in Vietnam, which wasn't great, the Red Sea, which was incredible and reasonably priced, and then the Maldives, which is like being submerged in an aquarium.
Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka.
I've never been to Thailand and I've only heard good things about it. I really want to make my way there.
In early 1961 a new president, John F. Kennedy, was told by military leaders and civilian officials that the Kingdom of Laos - of no conceivable strategic importance to the U.S. - required the presence of American troops and perhaps even tactical nuclear weapons. Why? Because if Laos fell, Asia would go red from Thailand to Indonesia.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THAILAND»
Discover the use of Thailand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Thailand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The King Never Smiles: A Biography of Thailand's Bhumibol ...
This book tells the unexpected story of his life and 60-year rule: how a Western-raised boy came to be seen by his people as a living Buddha; and how a king widely seen as beneficent and apolitical could in fact be so deeply political, ...
Paul M. Handley, 2006
Travel writing in the tradition of Pico Iyer and Jan Morris
Jerry Hopkins, 2005
Thailand: The Worldly Kingdom
The book argues that the development of Thai nationhood was a long-term process shaped by interactions with the outside world, its pursuit of civilization, and, more recently, globalization.
Maurizio Peleggi, 2007
How to Establish a Successful Business in Thailand
Designed for anyone thinking of starting or buying a business in Thailand, this guide is full of information on how to run a business in this Asian country.
Philip Wylie, 2007
A region-by-region traveler's guide to Thailand that provides detailed information on sites to see, lodging, dining, and activities, and includes an overview of Thai culture, suggested itineraries, travel tips, transportation information, a ...
China Williams, 2010
Thailand was once an enigmatic paradise of pristine beaches, hidden temples and remote mountain refuges.
Becca Blond, 2005
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Thailand"--Provided by publisher.
Walter Simmons, 2010
"A quick guide to customs & culture."--Cover.
Roger Jones, 2003
A History of Thailand
The second edition of this book draws on new Thai-language research and brings the Thai story up to date.
Christopher John Baker, Pasuk Phongpaichit, 2009
Moreover, Thailand is experiencing a potential AIDS time-bomb and serious environmental degradation. Despite Such pressures, and the sudden economic crisis of mid-1997, Thailand has enjoyed an enviable record of stability in recent years.
David Smyth, 1998
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THAILAND»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Thailand is used in the context of the following news items.
Asian refugee crisis: trafficked migrants held off Thailand in vast …
First-hand accounts indicate that trafficking syndicates trading in vulnerable migrants have responded to a recent crackdown by authorities in Thailand and ... «The Guardian, May 15»
Activists ask Thailand to do more as it prepares for migrant crisis talks
Although many Rohingyas have made it to Thailand, they are either treated as illegal migrants or victims of human trafficking, not refugees. As Bangkok is ... «Channel News Asia, May 15»
Sold for ransom: On the trail of Thailand's human traffickers
As the trade in human beings becomes more and more profitable, the BBC's Jonathan Head discovers that entire communities in Thailand are helping the ... «BBC News, May 15»
Thailand's Crisis, Myanmar's Shame
International pressure to address a humanitarian crisis in Thailand has exposed another one in Myanmar. Now the world -- and especially Southeast Asia -- has ... «Bloomberg View, May 15»
Migrant boat re-enters Malaysian waters after refusing offer to land …
(CNN) The Royal Thai Navy airdropped food and water to hundreds of desperate Rohingya migrants stranded on a stricken boat off southern Thailand -- then ... «CNN, May 15»
Thailand ditches martial law, replaces it with sweeping new security …
Bangkok (CNN) Thailand has lifted martial law, replacing it with it a controversial new security order granting sweeping powers to the ruling military junta. «CNN, Apr 15»
Thailand tsunami warning system buoys lost or broken: experts
In Thailand, where massive waves crashed ashore in 2004, killing 5400 people, the only two buoys deployed in the country's exclusive economic zone are not ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 14»
Thailand deaths: Police search for man after killings
Police in Thailand are continuing to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with the deaths of two British tourists. The bodies of David Miller, 24, ... «BBC News, Sep 14»
Baby Gammy: conflicting reports about baby boy 'abandoned' in …
Conflicting reports have emerged over a baby with Down's syndrome allegedly abandoned by its Australian parents in Thailand after being born to a surrogate ... «The Guardian, Aug 14»
Thailand elections not for a year, says coup leader
The leader of Thailand's military coup has said elections will not be held for more than a year, to allow time for political reconciliation and reform. In a televised ... «BBC News, May 14»
« EDUCALINGO. Thailand [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/thailand>. Jun 2021 ».